Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American essayist, lecturer, philosopher, and poet who led the transcendentalist movement of the mid-19th century. He was seen as a champion of individualism and a prescient critic of the countervailing pressures of society, and he disseminated his thoughts through dozens of published essays and more than 1,500 public lectures across the United States... Read More
|Born||May 25, 1803
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
|Died||April 27, 1882 (aged 78)
Concord, Massachusetts, U.S.